Archive for January, 2014

Seniors, Get Ready!

January 26, 2014
Seniors, you are approaching the finish line! Don't stumble now! 
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The new year is upon us. 2013 has come and gone. Students of cohort 2014 are preparing for upcoming events such as prom, Senior Farewell , senior interviews, and last but not least, graduation. As the clock is ticking, Seniors are making sure that all failed classes are being made up, H.S.A.s and Bridge Projects are done and community services hours are complete.

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Students participate in Chesapeake Bay Service Learning Experience

January 5, 2014
Patterson students net fish in the Chesapeake Bay (Photo: Ms. Warzer)

Patterson students participated in a Chesapeake Bay Watershed project with the Patterson Park Audubon Center during this past fall.

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Health Fair returns for second year

January 5, 2014
Nursing students taking blood pressure at the Health Fair (Photo: Tamika Addison, Patterson Press)

Patterson High School hosted its second annual health fair on December 18th from 1:00 to 3:30 PM in the gym. This year’s health fair was Olympic-themed, with the slogan “Be a Champion of your Health”. The fair was organized by Ms. Diehl and the Health Corps, with assistance from a variety of staff, students and community partners.

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Nail tech pathway has more to offer than many students realize

January 5, 2014
Ms. Robin Bridgeforth, nail tech instructor (Photo: Destiny Diggs, Patterson Press)

Patterson High School has many career pathways, including nursing , E.M.T., business and financing, pharmacy, law, and nail technology. Nail technology has been run by Robin Bridgeforth for the last thirteen years.

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National Guard sponsors stunt bike show at Patterson

January 5, 2014
(Photo: Brandon Diaz, Patterson Press)

Members of the National Guard came to Patterson High School’s gym on Friday, October 4th to entertain our Patterson students, making incredible jumps and tricks and other unimaginable stuff with their BMX bicycles. The event was called “Bring Your Game to School” and it featured three stunt riders: Andrew (26 years old), Corry (24 years old) and Erick (17 years old).

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Students learn how to cook healthy meals

January 5, 2014
A student saute's food at the Cooking Club (Photo: Nakesha Campbell, Patterson Press)

Last year our Patterson High School Teen Battle Chef team won bronze at the Mid Atlantic Regional Finals. This year, Ms. Diehl wanted to bring cooking knowledge and practice to even more students and get started even earlier. So she started an after-school Chef’s Club.

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Patterson defeats ACCE 75-30 in season opener

January 2, 2014
The Clippers huddle just before the game begins (Photo: Tamika Addison, Patterson Press)

Patterson kicked off its season on December 5th with a dominating victory over visiting ACCE, 75-30, behind 25 points from guard Rysheed Corbin.

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Students get hands-on at STEM competition

January 1, 2014
Students Baha Albatainch, Abhishek Younghang, and Tresor Echa construct a car out of common household items (Photo: Tamika Addison, Patterson Press)

Patterson high school held its sixth annual STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) competition outside the auditorium on Thursday, November 21. The STEM competition this year featured nothing but the best of innovative inventions and critically thinking students.

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Patterson launches anti-violence campaign

January 1, 2014
Students model clothing in a peace-themed fashion show (Photo: Mr. Canty)

It started with a bang. Punches were thrown, mace was sprayed and cameras were rolling. Television sets everywhere all over the city were tuned in to see the set of malicious brawls going on at Patterson High School. A school once known for its success with career pathways and production of superb athletes is now being depicted by the mass media for its “jaw dropping” fights. What happened? Where did things go wrong? Did things go wrong? Does this article really represent Patterson?

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